📜 Child to Adult

Give me a child until he is 7 and I will show you the man. — Aristotle

April 21, 2024 · 1 min · 17 words

🔗 How You Can Use the 4 Gift Rule This Christmas

How You Can Use the 4 Gift Rule This Christmas | HyperJar The 4 gift rule is very simple: you get each of your children … Something They Want Something They Need Something To Wear Something To Read … the 4 gift rules is great because it helps teach children that they can’t always have everything they want, and helps them to focus on things they actually need. It also teaches them about sustainability — since you’re not buying anything in excess, meaningful gift giving, and gratitude — since they’ll get gifts they’ll really appreciate....

November 15, 2023 · 1 min · 124 words
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💭 Working from Home Hell

After 15 days of confinement due to COVID-19, with 2 adults working and 3 children attending school remotely, “WFH” is standing more closely to “Working from Hell” than “Working from Home”. 😱

March 27, 2020 · 3 min · 520 words

📜 Everybody is a genius. But if you judge a fish by its ability to climb

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September 3, 2014 · 1 min · 40 words

📜 Se educas o teu cavalo aos gritos, não esperes que te obedeça quando

Se educas o teu cavalo aos gritos, não esperes que te obedeça quando simplesmente lhe falas. — Dagobert D. Runes (via Guillermo Ballenato in Faltam regras na educação das crianças – Expresso.pt )

January 13, 2014 · 1 min · 33 words

🔗 Code Switching

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January 12, 2014 · 1 min · 30 words

📺 Thomas Sowell on Feminism and Racialism

If we want to see women pay more equal to men, what we need to do is convince more women to go into areas such as the sciences, and the mathematics and engineering, and we need to convince men to take more responsibility for children in the house. When those begin to even out, we’ll see wages begin to even out as well. See also Thomas Sowell address these exact same concerns back in the 70s

December 25, 2013 · 1 min · 76 words

📺 Ken Robinson: How to escape education’s death valley

There are three (3) principles on which human life flourishes, and they are contradicted by the culture of education under which most teachers have to labor and most students have to endure. Human beings are naturally different and diverse . Curiosity is what drives human life flourishing. Human life is inherently creative . Education is not a mechanical system, it’s a human system, it’s about people! (via Ken Robinson: How to escape education’s death valley | Video on TED....

December 24, 2013 · 1 min · 96 words

📜 It’s a great day to make a mistake

It’s a great day to make a mistake. Jennifer Gresham (via The perfectionism cure – Everyday Bright )

August 28, 2013 · 1 min · 18 words

🔗 Quem tem medo compra um não

Quem tem medo compra um não Os medos são companheiros mais ou menos frequentes das crianças. Aumentam ou decaem consoante a maneira como os pais não os entendem ou os abrigam. Se os pais os acolhem e, de forma firme, persuadem os filhos a enfrentarem-nos, o semáforo amarelo apaga-se aos poucos. Se os ignoram, tornam-nos um pouco mais alaranjados. Se os almofadam por todos os lados, dão-lhe gás e eles ficam avermelhados....

March 28, 2013 · 1 min · 72 words

🔗 Harvard Classics (Bookshelf) – Gutenberg

Harvard Classics (Bookshelf) – Gutenberg The Harvard Classics, originally known as Dr. Eliot’s Five Foot Shelf, is a 51-volume anthology of classic works from world literature, compiled and edited by Harvard University president Charles W. Eliot, that was first published in 1909. Dr. Eliot, then President of Harvard University, had stated in speeches that the elements of a liberal education could be obtained by spending 15 minutes a day reading from a collection of books that could fit on a five-foot shelf....

August 14, 2012 · 1 min · 103 words

📺 Teen Brain

Teen Brain (by zefrank1) Can you do a video on the fact that adults always tell teenagers “I know it feels like the end of the world”? Speaking as a teenager, I understand that my problems and emotions seem petty and insignificant compared to those of full grown adults, but if we are meant to learn responsibility and maturity, shouldn’t our elder spend less time telling us that our problems are small and more time helping us get through them?...

July 12, 2012 · 1 min · 104 words

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(via O que acontece quando você fica elogiando a inteligência de uma criança ) Por vezes parece que todos quem ter o seu “prodígiozinho sobredotado"… A verdadeira lição é o valor do esforço e do empenho, da superação das dificuldades, e não da superior inteligência ou "apanhar as coisas fácil”!

April 19, 2012 · 1 min · 50 words

🔗 The Way of the Peaceful Parent :zenhabits

The Way of the Peaceful Parent :zenhabits Peace isn’t a place with no stress, but a place where you take the stress as it comes, in stride, and don’t let it rule you. You let it flow through you, and then smile, and breathe, and give your child a hug.

March 31, 2012 · 1 min · 50 words

📜 You know the only people who are always sure about the proper way to

You know the only people who are always sure about the proper way to raise children? Those who’ve never had any. Bill Cosby (via The Way of the Peaceful Parent :zenhabits )

March 31, 2012 · 1 min · 32 words

🏞 Circle of security

Parent attending to the child’s needs (Circle of Security) Always: be Bigger, Stronger, Wiser, Kind Whenever possible: Follow your child’s need. Whenever necessary: Take charge.

March 12, 2010 · 1 min · 25 words

📜 There’s no speed limit! — Kimo’s high expectations set a new pace

There’s no speed limit! — Kimo’s high expectations set a new pace for me. He taught me “the standard pace is for chumps”. Derek Sivers

December 7, 2009 · 1 min · 25 words